On 27 February, which was a really beautiful morning we drove up to Hokitika airport and had the most amazing experience. The scenic flight took us over Mount Cook and the southern alps glaciers, including the Frank Josef and Fox glaciers. The scenery was amazing....More
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We had the pleasure of seeing from the air, the snow capped peaks (yes even in March) of the highest mountain range in NZ. It was a spectacular sight and well worth the moderate expense. Our pilot Ben, a born & bred local, was brilliant....More
We had a fantastic flight with Ben. He's an experienced pilot who really knows these skies and the area. Our flight only had 3 minutes of bumps - he just moved the plane to an area where he knew there would be calm skies. It...More
We had a helicopter flight planned but weather messed that up, we were so lucky our bnb host told us about the scenic flight option. It was cheaper, 30min longer, we got to see all of the glaciers and Mt Cook up close, and we...More
We were very fortunate to get the first flight of the day. The previous days had been cancelled owing to bad weather. It was well worth the wait! Ben, our pilot and the owner, was terrific. He is very experienced and we were totally confident...More
Thanks to Ben for a wonderful flight. Spectacular scenery and a great commentary from Ben. The children (6 and 3) loved seeing the glaciers so close up. A trip not to miss.
Looked at the weather and scheduled a last-minute flight with Ben. Had a wonderful flight over the glaciers and between the snow-covered peaks. Ben clearly enjoyed what he was doing and loved sharing the area with visitors.
Well what do you say...once in a lifetime stuff. Scenery overload... Ben is a really nice fella with plenty of knowledge about the area. An experienced pilot with a very good reputation. The flight is out of this world and I can only say don't...More
My boyfriend labelled this flight "the highlight of our South Island trip", and I'm planning to return with friends and intend to do this again. Ben, the pilot & owner, was such good chat, and a great pilot. The views were stunning and we were...More
We were advised by Claire from Drifting Sands than Ben was our man,we just had to wait on the weather! In the words of the man himself its doesn't get any better than this the day was perfect.Ben himself was friendly,informative and in a nutshell...More